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A MESSAGE FROM BARBARA KNIGHT
After my successful battle with breast cancer in 2018, I thought I was in the clear. I was living my best life, traveling, running several businesses, and spending time with my family. Then, in December 2020, I started feeling sick. Initially, I thought it was a bad cold. I was coughing, run down, and had no energy. The symptoms persisted. I was tested for Covid… negative. My condition worsened to where I could barely stand on my own.
In January 2021, I made my first of several visits to the ER. Finally, after getting no answers and feeling worse, I had a bone marrow biopsy. The results shook me to my core. I was told I had one of the most aggressive forms of leukemia… Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The doctors wanted me to start treatment that day!
Since my AML diagnosis, my life and priorities have completely changed. I am now on a journey to not only beat this disease, but to help others who are battling AML. I invite you to join me as we raise funds for AML patients who are struggling financially as they fight this deadly disease. Together we can help make a difference in the lives of AML patients and the families that love them.
Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity.
DONATE IN MEMORY OF KATIE WESLEY
On behalf of the Barbara Knight Foundation, thank you for your generosity and love. When Barbara Knight was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia last year, she wanted to turn a negative into a positive, so she founded the Barbara Knight Foundation to specifically assist AML patients and their caregivers. Through her AML journey, she was blessed to meet Katie Wesley, a fellow AML patient. Barbie credits Katie for guiding her to MD Anderson where she is currently recovering from a bone marrow transplant. As per Barbie's direction, the AML patient financial assistance fund of the Barbara Knight Foundation will be named in honor of Katie Wesley.